13235Re: ENO Hammock Reviews?
- Mar 27, 2006
>I enjoy the versatility of the 3 componentChris, That's exactly why I was at this as a possible camping hammock,
>set up which allows me to adapt to the time
>of year (bugs or no bugs), place I'm at, and
>weather conditions of the moment.
because I can use it by itself for just hanging around, and add the
rest of the gear for camping.
The Hennessey Hammocks' bug-net doesn't come off does it?
--- In email@example.com, "wootres4" <chriswootres@...>
> I have no basis for comparison, but I love my ENO double nest (DN).
> Being a long time tent camper, I converted to hammocks because of
> this group. Now I'm a little disabled and can't sleep on the ground
> anymore, the marriage of hammocks and my love of the outdoors was a
> match made in heaven.
> My DN is very easy to put up and the tree huggers (they call them
> slap straps) are very strong, secure, and a breeze to tie up. The
> bug net is just as easy to erect. I have to say the line provided
> by ENO was very quickly replaced because it was too short. I also
> had trouble manipulating the small diameter of the ridge line with
> stiff fingers at night, and replaced it with parachute cord. The
> extra couple of tie downs on the fly is no big deal and I use their
> tent pegs because they are strong and very very light.
> If I had a complaint it would be the trouble I have getting the bug
> net back into the stuff sack. Other than that I enjoy the
> versatility of the 3 component set up which allows me to adapt to
> the time of year (bugs or no bugs), place I'm at, and weather
> conditions of the moment.
> As I said, I have no basis for comparison but my trips are there-
> stay-back and no longer than 2-3 days so I don't find weight all
> that much of an issue.
> For the DN owners; I use a ridge line of 102 inches to hang things
> like my light and glasses from. This also sets my perfect hang
> every time.
> I'd love to try other hammocks but no one else around here uses them
> and I don't feel compelled to lay out the cash to just try various
> varieties. Till the opportunity comes my way I'll live contently
> with my double nest.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Ray" <raydiaz8@> wrote:
> > http://www.eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com/hammock-shelter-system.html
> > Does anyone have any info on this setup?
> > I like the fact that the bug-net is completely separate from the
> > hammock. -- If you remove it you're left with a regular old
> > Thanks.
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